Popular radio presenter Nana Agyei Sikapa of Peace FM has died, the station’s online portal is reporting.
The broadcaster died on Friday, June 19 at the Greater Accra Regional Hospital after a short illness.
Known in private life as Daniel Agyei Peprah, Nana Agyei Sikapa hosted the popular Sunday evening Akan proverbs competition.
He also hosted Wogyidie Ne Sɛn on Peace FM, also Sunday evenings.
He joined Despite Media from Kumasi-based Garden City Radio.
“Nana Agyei was also into both TV and Radio commercials,” Peacefmonline reported.
“In fact, he was the first broadcaster who prepares dirges in the form of an announcement.”
Born at Atwima Nerebehi in Ahafo Domeabra, some 55 years ago, Sikapa attended Nerebehi R/C and progressed to Nyinahin L/A Primary. After his elementary school, he went to Nyinahin L/A Middle, which he successfully passed the Middle School Leavers Certificate Extermination and got admission to the Atebubu Training College in 1987-1991 where he completed a four year certificate programme in Education.
As a professional teacher, he taught both in Atwima Agogo and Abuakwa R/C Primary School for several years.
However, due to his rich cultural exploits and love for poems, he started with YENA Krokron through which he had an invitation to be on Garden City Radio in Kumasi as a guest, where he got privileged to host varieties of shows with the biggest at the time, being the morning show host which he excelled to the toast of his listeners.
From there, one could say the heavens poured on him divine favours.
In 2003, the famous and affluent Dr. Osei Kwame Despite invited Nana Agyei Sikapa to work with his numerous skilled and talented newscasters. He really established himself by his famous appellation style of radio presentation which was unique.